CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) -


Birchcliff Energy Ltd. ("Birchcliff") (TSX:BIR) is pleased to announce the director election results from the 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 14, 2015 (the "Meeting"). At the Meeting, shareholders elected each of the nominees proposed by management as set forth in the information circular of Birchcliff dated March 18, 2015. The results of the voting on the election of directors is set forth below.

Nominees for Election Method Result
All Acclaimed
(Results of ballots submitted are shown below)
Votes Cast Percentage
Kenneth N. Cullen Ballot Votes For 99,863,459 98.97 %
Votes Withheld 1,035,629 1.03 %
Dennis Dawson Ballot Votes For 100,848,694 99.95 %
Votes Withheld 50,394 0.05 %
Larry A. Shaw Ballot Votes For 95,934,829 95.08 %
Votes Withheld 4,964,259 4.92 %
A. Jeffery Tonken Ballot Votes For 88,993,848 88.20 %
Votes Withheld 11,905,240 11.80 %

Each of the directors elected at the Meeting will hold office until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders of Birchcliff. Detailed voting results for all resolutions considered by shareholders at the Meeting will be set forth in the Report of Voting Results which will be filed on SEDAR under Birchcliff's profile at

About Birchcliff:

Birchcliff is a Calgary, Alberta based intermediate oil and gas company with operations concentrated within its one core area, the Peace River Arch of Alberta. Birchcliff's common shares and cumulative redeemable preferred shares, Series A and Series C are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "BIR", "BIR.PR.A" and "BIR.PR.C", respectively.

Contact Information:

Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Jeff Tonken
President and Chief Executive Officer
(403) 261-6401
(403) 261-6424 (FAX)

Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Bruno Geremia
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(403) 261-6401
(403) 261-6424 (FAX)

Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Jim Surbey
Vice-President, Corporate Development
(403) 261-6401
(403) 261-6424 (FAX)

Birchcliff Energy Ltd.
Suite 500, 630 - 4th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, AB T2P 0J9